About the book

The Essential Chemical Industry describes the development and operation of industrial processes – the what, why, where and how of the conversion of raw materials into useful chemicals and products.

Who's it for?

GCSE (upper band), A-level, 1st year undergraduate and recruits to industry

Who wrote it?

Written by a team of authors from The University of York, each chapter has been checked by experts from companies worldwide.

Can I see inside it?

Yes, see a selection of pages from inside the new edition of ECI.


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Where can I buy it?

Purchase direct from CIEC. See purchasing information